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Fire At Europe’s Biggest Sand Dune In France Amid Record Heatwave

  In a usual July on Europe’s biggest sand dune, holidaymakers clamber to its peak to admire the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean beyond. This year, its heights are deserted, shrouded in smoke, with fire service planes buzzing overhead. The Dune de Pilat is a famous attraction on France’s west coast, with its sands rising abruptly out of thick ... Read More »